The period of BR moderisation produced a wealth of different loco types many of which are no longer in regular service. So if you yearn for the days of loco hauled trains this series is bound to impress.
Although most rail fans didn’t realize it at the time – in retrospect the 1960s and 70s with their fascinating assortment of ‘new’ motive power can now be seen as the vintage years of modern traction. While the 1980s with it’s corporate blue livery is now equally a symbol of yesterday’s railway.
This nostalgic programme features the following archive action all with the benefit of authentic sound effects for each loco class:-
– Kings Cross – Edinburgh. Mainly shot during the late 1960s, 70s and early 80s highlighting the East Coast Main Line in the heyday with the mighty Deltics including scenes at Kings Cross, Wood Green, Grantham, Newark, Retford, Doncaster, Selby, York including Rowntree factory, Northallerton, Tyne Yard, Newcastle, Berwick, Edinburgh.
– Classes featured include:- 15, 24, 25, 31, 37, 40, 45, 46, 47, 55, HST & Baby Deltic.
– Edinburgh – Glasgow Queen Street. Featuring the pre-push pull services in the hands of 26s & 27s.
– Glasgow Queen Street – Fort William – Mallaig. Including characteristic action at Ardlui, Tyndrum Upper, Rannoch, Corrour, Fort William (old station), Mallaig. Classes featured 26, 27, 37. Inverness – Kyle of Lochalsh.
– Superb action on this scenic route including Inverness, Dingwall, Garve, Strome Ferry, Kyle of Lochalsh. Classes featured 25, 26, 27, 47.
– Faithfully recreated sounds for each class of loco.